While June is Recreation and Parks Month (JRPM) may look a little different this year, that doesn’t mean we can’t celebrate!
JRPM is an opportunity to recognize the many benefits of recreation and parks in communities across the territory. The NWTRPA believes recreation comes in many forms. How will you celebrate? Tag @nwtrpa and […]
Dear NWTRPA members, partners, and NWT residents,
Given recent public health directives to stay home wherever possible and cancel public gatherings to limit the spread of COVID-19, the NWTRPA has made the decision to postpone all of our face-to-face programming indefinitely.
There are currently so many unknowns and uncertainti […]
Walking along Back Bay in Yellowknife. Photo by Vince Alfy.
Every year the NWTRPA hopes to inspire northerners to get out and get active in the wintertime. This year, Walk to Tuk celebrated its 10th anniversary—and it was the biggest, and best year yet!
For the 10th anniversary, we held a special community celebration in Zhatı […]
Wilderness Advanced First Aid is comprehensive medical training designed for remote professionals or wilderness leaders who venture on the land. This course teaches how to manage medical emergencies when hospitals and rescue services may not be available for an extensive time period. We prepare students for emergency situations that invo […]
Principles of Healthy Child Development (PHCD) will help anyone working with children aged 6 to 12, such as camp counsellors, coaches, swim instructors etc., to improve the quality of children’s programs. Will help understand what they need to do to ensure each child’s social, emotional and cognitive needs are met.
The Wilderness First Responder (WFR) Bridge course upgrades the Wilderness Advanced First Aid to a WFR in 4 days. If you work or are regularly on the land or in communities where access to medical care is delayed or communication is unreliable, this course is for you!
It’s the industry standard for prof […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 29, 2020 – Sǫ̀mba K’è (Yellowknife, NT)
Today, the NWTRPA is proud to announce that Walk to Tuk will be
helping an unprecedented number of NWT residents get and/or stay active this
winter. When registration closed on January 16, over 4,900 people on 420 teams had registered for the non-profit
The NWTRPA is sponsoring three Paddling Film Festival stops in the NWT this year.
Rapid Media’s Paddling Film
Festival showcases the world’s best paddling films to audiences in Canada,
United States and around the world. The festival inspires more people to
explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push physical and emotional […]